As Hurricane Sandy closed New York’s subway and saw gueues snaking around the streets in competition for essentials, Marie wondered if the cat could be taught to play poker. I grabbed a brush…
Carved on a wooden bench at the Buxton Museum;the triskelion is an ancient(and widely-used) emblem, but I could not see any stated connection with Buxton. Possibly Manx, but don’t know.
An early wheelie-walker.Buxton Museum. I have a few more, but scanner’s not connected.
April 11. Trying new travel paintbox
Done (hurriedly, in a notebook!) Saturday evening, as the results were coming in.
Rough idea of what to look for at the airport. (I’ll be very upset if they pick me out straight away!)
Leap Day. Feb. 29 2012
The mid-teens next door had a pool party on Australia Day. One of the things in the pool was a giant inflatable thong.That’s a type of sandal, not uncomfortable underwear!
Soluble water pencil and biro
Love is in the air? No, pollen! Feb 14 2012
T shirt for Ziggi. Should have done a lurid green microscope image -more realistic!
Feb. 14 2012
birthday party fare, in the “old days.”
. Almost as big as the sapote beside it, this is, indeed, a monster! (And, yes, it does fruit, but the wildlife usually get in first!)
The reddish bits are dead leaves caught in the stems
On Tuesday, some of us drift over to Heather’s and, if we’re not working on prints, we sit upstairs on the deck and sketch and drink tea and coffee and chat about art, life, art, life, sketch…. Here’s the view…
To the left of the poinciana is a Norfolk Pine, leaning like a drunken sailor and disappearing off-page!
Here is a tree (Norfolk Pine) which is beside the gate at the main entry to the school(foundation stone laid in the 1930s, so I’m guessing the tree was planted about that time)It bears an odd resemblance to a Celtic Knot!
This is a page from another small sketchbook. Silly me did this on the reverse of a water colour sketch and it shows!
And another while stopped in traffic.